Catechism Class: LD 11B Q30 ‘The Worship of Saints….’

Catechism Class: LD 11B Q30 ‘The Worship of S...

Catechism Class: LD 12B Q32 Why Are You Called a ‘Christian?’

Catechism Class: Why Are You Called a ‘Christian?’ In this lesson we will be looking at Lord’s Day 12, Q32, which asks, Why are you called a Christian? Because I am a member of Christ by faith and thus share in his anointing, so that I may as prophet confess his name, as priest p ...  Show more

The PRISM: The Quran v The Bible - What's the Difference?

The PRISM: The Quran v The Bible - What's the Difference? In this episode of THE PRISM we are looking at a seemingly common misconception in modern society, where many people seem to think that all religions are, ultimately the same.  A while back, on a popular radio programme on ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay: “Pagans and the Gospel”

Acts-In-Replay: “Pagans and the Gospel” Years ago we used to hear stories about ‘darkest Africa.’  The darkness has spread, and we are living in dark days, in darkest Ulster.  (Ephesians 2:12).  There is a good illustration of this awful darkness in Acts 14:8-18, where we see Pau ...  Show more

Catechism Class: LD 12A, Q31 - Why is He Called Christ?

Lord's Day 12A, Q31 - Why is He Called Christ? Lord’s Day 12, Q31, which asks, Why is He  (Jesus) called “Christ,” that is, Anointed?  And the answer we must give is Because He is ordained of God the Father and anointed with the Holy Ghost to be our chief Prophet and Teacher, who ...  Show more

Ignatius of Antioch - Christian, Shepherd and Martyr.

Ignatius of Antioch - Christian, Pastor and Martyr. Welcome to this special history podcast. It not a podcast for everyone!  It will be difficult to follow in parts, because it is history - hopefully theological history, yet history with a pastoral perspective. It’s not purely an ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay: "The Call to Mission" Acts 13:1-12

Acts-In-Replay: "The Call to Mission." Acts 13:1-12 Barnabas and Saul had been commissioned by the church at Antioch (Acts 12:25-13:3), for a new work, and the elders there had laid hands upon them and prayed for them. It is Paul’s First Missionary Journey, and it begins with a g ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay "Herod's Horrible History." Acts 12:18-25

Acts-In-Replay "Herod's Horrible History." Acts 12:18-25 Sin always has consequences.  Romans 12:19 Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. God does not tolerate sin, and the Lord alwa ...  Show more

Catechism Class: LD 11A Q29, Jesus the Saviour

Catechism Class: Lord's Day 11A Q29, Jesus the Saviour In this lesson we are looking at Lord’s Day 11, Q29, where the catechist is teaching us about the second clause in the Apostles’ Creed - “I believe… in Jesus Christ, God’s Only Son … Our Lord.” He asks us, “Why is the Son of ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay: "Amazed by Grace!" Acts 12:11-19

Acts-In-Replay: "Amazed by Grace!" Acts 12:11-19 After his unjust imprisonment and God's supernatural intervention, Peter is now on the dark street, and he has time to think.  He ‘considered the thing.’ Peter thought about this and his conclusion was that he should go to the chur ...  Show more

The Prism - Covid, Fear and the Biblical Remedy

The Prism - Covid, Fear and the Biblical Remedy Fear not... but we ARE afraid.  We have been deliberately imprisoned in a government induced state of terror.  A fear of illness and death, even a fear of our fellow human beings.  How did this happen?  Is there a biblical precedent ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay: Supernatural Interventions

Acts-In-Replay: Supernatural Interventions. Peter, in a humanly impossible situation, is about to be delivered, – not by any human intervention, by a powerful sovereign work of God.  God, in his mercy, the God who is Almighty, hears the prayers of the church, and sends an angel, ...  Show more

The Great Siege

The Great Siege The second Saturday in August is ‘Derry Day’ - we meet to commemorate an historical event - a siege. Actually, a very important event in our cultural and political history. The siege occurred in 1689, around a year after William of Orange had landed at Torbay, and ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay "God's Providence in Evangelism"

Acts-In-Replay "God's Providence in Evangelism" Paul’s mission to the Gentile world has begun.  He has already been blessed, for hearing the word of God, the proconsul of Cyprus, Sergius Paulus believed in the Lord Jesus and was converted!  What a great start to a life of mission ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay: "The Name of Shame"

The Name of Shame! Acts 11:26 Have you noticed that the name ‘Christian’ has almost become a pejorative term – like a bad word of recent days Maybe not just in recent days too. Some people will actually hate you just for being a Christian – for following Jesus!  No surprise there ...  Show more

The Prism: "Men, Women and the Olympics - The Myth of Transgenderism"

The Prism: "Men and Women and the Olympics - The Myth of Transgenderism" It's August - and Bob doesn't do any podcasts in August - that went well, until a man competes in a women's competition at the Tokyo Olympics!  What a mess.  That needs a response!  What's 'Transgenderism' a ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay "The Church at Antioch"

Acts-In-Replay "The Church at Antioch" In this old sermon, preached in July 2020 at Templepatrick Reformed Church, we look at the Church at Antioch, in many ways a model church, in the midst of a totally pagan environment, yet faithful to God and with fervent missionary zeal.  An ...  Show more

TableTalk: “The Only Head of the Church”

TableTalk: “The Only Head of the Church” Savoy: There is no other Head of the Church but the Lord Jesus Christ; Who is the head of the church? As non-conformists, can we accept that the pope or anyone else on this earth is the head of the church? When we read the Bible we discove ...  Show more

Acts-In-Replay "Barnabas - The Great Encourager."

Acts-In-Replay "Barnabas - The Great Encourager." It was to Antioch that some of the persecuted Christians had fled after the persecution at Jerusalem, and as always the gospel message had travelled with them. Many were converted, a great number turned to the Lord, because the ha ...  Show more

The Prism: The Issue of Bodily Integrity

The Prism: The Issue of Bodily Integrity.  Welcome to The Prism - a monthly look at contemporary ethics and events through a Biblical prism. This month we are looking at the issue of bodily integrity. Who actually owns your body? In this modern society, the government seems to wa ...  Show more